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Poster: SomeDarkHollow Date: Dec 23, 2009 8:00am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: The Airing of Grievances and Feats of Strength

Time to get 'em off your chest and also point out items of true power. I'll get it started, in no particular order:

Grievances:
1. Trolls
2. Bob's Shorts
3. Brent's Circus Organ (see yesterday)
4. Diabetic Comas
5. Folks who vomit on footwear
6. Shoddy furniture manufacturing
7. Anyone who says Sarah Jessica Parker is attractive
8. Girls who are just 14
9. Terrapin (this was also discussed previously)
10. TV weathermen

Feats of Strength:
1. Phil's bomb at the start of Other One from Cape Cod 79 (listed earlier)
2. 1968
3. 1972
4. 1973
5. Jerry's pants post 1983 (c'mon, keeping those things in one piece must have involved some extra resilient fabric)
6. Wall Of Sound

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c8g4Ztf7hIM

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Poster: dead-head_Monte Date: Dec 24, 2009 1:30pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: The Airing of Grievances and Feats of Strength

Grievance
Jer, Bob, Phil, Pig, Keith or Donna being too low here, or too high there

sounding imperfectly in the mix on this night or that one

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Strength
Bear, Betty and the crew mixed it right

The SoundMan cannot over-react
it is the performers who are choosing how to use the sound system
each time they are using a mic, or plucking a string or a chord
the artists constantly perform differently in power and intensity
and you hear that difference as it was recorded live on tape in real-time

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Poster: William Tell Date: Dec 23, 2009 8:51am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: The Airing of Grievances and Feats of Strength

Good post! Here we go...

Grievance's:

1) Dan Healy
2) Subversion of the Forum to my Will viewed askance
3) 12-29-68 not rec'ing its due
4) 9-19-70 (see # 3 above)
5) Absence of Ashes Rising at the Forum
6) Pulling of the SBDs
7) Req'd defense of "critical reviews" when posting
8) Absence of "internal" spell check in posting process
9) Bob bashing and Donna bashing sometimes frowned upon
10) Inability of some to easily recognize posting sarcasm

Feats of Strength:

1) 68
2) Acoustic sets, 70
3) Jerry, Phil and Hunter
4) LiA tomes
5) Fillmore West/East
6) LMAarchive
7) Newbies sticking it out
8) Release of shows, 68-71
9) Moving the human race forward a step
10) Forumites, one and all!

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Poster: spacedface Date: Dec 25, 2009 11:42pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: The Airing of Grievances and Feats of Strength

"8) Absence of "internal" spell check in posting process"

If you used Firefox, you'd have spellcheck!

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Poster: William Tell Date: Dec 26, 2009 5:06am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: The Airing of Grievances and Feats of Strength

Oh, I could easily use it, but unless I am missing something, that's still not "internal" to this site, right?

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Poster: spacedface Date: Dec 26, 2009 5:30pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: The Airing of Grievances and Feats of Strength

Maybe I'm not sure what you mean by inside.

Right now as I'm typing, a mispellled word in the New Post box is underlined red in Firefox and Google Chrome, but not MS Explorer.

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Poster: William Tell Date: Dec 27, 2009 4:55am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: The Airing of Grievances and Feats of Strength

Hmmm--I guess you have more "tools" on yours? I use FFox at work, and never noticed that...do have old expl at home though.

Thx for the explanation...

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Poster: DeadRed1971 Date: Dec 27, 2009 5:47am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: The Airing of Grievances and Feats of Strength

You can add spell check to Internet Explorer here:

http://www.iespell.com/

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Poster: bbbrew Date: Dec 27, 2009 7:17am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: The Airing of Grievances and Feats of Strength

Thanks for that tip Deadred. One of its suggestions for your handle is deadhead.

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Poster: dilcurrie Date: Dec 27, 2009 8:42am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: The Airing of Grievances and Feats of Strength

i took internal spelling checks to mean internal to the poster - surely its no big deal to check what we've written before posting..?

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Poster: William Tell Date: Dec 28, 2009 5:31am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: The Airing of Grievances and Feats of Strength

Oh, absolutely...it was just a joke above on the grev/feats line of thought.

What I meant was that with a Luddite like me, as I type in the little "body box" at LMA, redlines or what have don't magically "appear" signaling a mistake the way they would "internally" to Powerpt or Word...

But, as SFace notes, if I had "good" operating systems/etc, or as noted above I could add to my old Exp version, it WOULD be an "add on"...

Just a small joke that got way out of hand.

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Poster: spacedface Date: Dec 27, 2009 7:03pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: The Airing of Grievances and Feats of Strength

"Better the redhead than the deadhead"

- something Lucy used as a campaign slogan against Ethel

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Poster: William Tell Date: Dec 28, 2009 5:33am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: The Airing of Grievances and Feats of Strength

Thanks DR!

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Poster: waynecs Date: Dec 23, 2009 9:20am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: The Airing of Grievances and Feats of Strength

Grievances:
* People who rate any show after Fall '79 with 5 stars.
* Post hiatus St. Stephens

Feats Of Strength
* Pre hiatus St. Stephens
* 10/68 - 4/69

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Poster: Cliff Hucker Date: Dec 23, 2009 9:43am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: The Airing of Grievances and Feats of Strength

"Grievances:
* People who rate any show after Fall '79 with 5 stars."

Right on Wayne!

Merry Christmas!

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Poster: William Tell Date: Dec 23, 2009 11:32am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: The Airing of Grievances and Feats of Strength

Whoa Wayne! I gotta agree with CLIFF on this one though for me you hit the nail with the StSt's!!!...we have to be melding into a strange "Willayne Tellnecs" or some such.

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Poster: SomeDarkHollow Date: Dec 23, 2009 11:52am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: The Airing of Grievances and Feats of Strength

New Grievance:

People who think any show post-79 is of little to no value.


New Grievance Followup:

People with no sense of humor...:)


EDIT: When I rate a show, I am basing my opinion on a comparison with shows from the same "era". I will never rate a 81 show in the same way I would a 71. Different times and, some would say, a different band. The whole rating system is way overrated (pun intended) IMHO.

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Poster: waynecs Date: Dec 23, 2009 11:46am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: The Airing of Grievances and Feats of Strength

So I get the nomination for Vice Prime Minister?

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Poster: BobsShortShorts Date: Dec 23, 2009 8:12am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: The Airing of Grievances and Feats of Strength

Whats the prob with my shorts?

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Poster: jglynn1.2 Date: Dec 23, 2009 7:50am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: The Airing of Grievances and Feats of Strength


Grievances:
1. patchouli oil

Feats of Strength:
1. patchouli oil (what else could mask the smell of the great unwashed)

:)

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Poster: SomeDarkHollow Date: Dec 23, 2009 7:54am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: The Airing of Grievances and Feats of Strength

Couldn't agree with you more.

"Hey, all the cool Heads are wearing it, I will too!"

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Poster: clashcity Date: Dec 23, 2009 7:58am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: The Airing of Grievances and Feats of Strength

"7. Anyone who says Sarah Jessica Parker is attractive"

I'm right there with you on this one. It is actually difficult to look at this woman without feeling ill or just generally unsettled.

It is also quite disturbing that someone would look upon her and not see a horse's face perched upon what is now a wrinkled twig.

Grievances:
* People who rate any show after Fall '90 with 5 stars.

* I can't stream Freedom Hall 74 or 1968-02-14 at work anymore because of this lame commercial release rule. It's an On-Demand world now people.

* Methinks

Feats of Strength:
* Fall 72

* Dark Star breakout Hampton 89. I contend the 2nd set of this show is the most psychedelic and primal the band had been since 74 or even 70.

* 1968-02-14 and 1968-10-12

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Poster: William Tell Date: Dec 23, 2009 8:50am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: The Airing of Grievances and Feats of Strength

Hey CC--that's great with the "methinks"! I always think of you, and ironically (?), I just used it in my immediately prior post...I think I WAY over use it now, thanks to your comments (not in a spiteful fashion mind you, I just think of it easily).

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Poster: clashcity Date: Dec 23, 2009 9:00am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: The Airing of Grievances and Feats of Strength

Hahhaha I had to throw that in the grievances!

I'm doing all I can to raise awareness about the overuse of the word. Glad I could help you.

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Poster: SomeDarkHollow Date: Dec 23, 2009 8:25am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: The Airing of Grievances and Feats of Strength

Peter Griffin said it best when he said she looks like a foot.

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Poster: DeadRed1971 Date: Dec 27, 2009 5:54am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: The Airing of Grievances and Feats of Strength

www.sarahjessicaparkerlookslikeahorse.com

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Poster: skuzzlebutt Date: Dec 24, 2009 6:16am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: The Airing of Grievances and Feats of Strength

Grievances:

1. "Seastones"
2. "Scarlet Begonias>Hell In A Bucket" (I'm not a super big Bucket hater, but this combo is the all-time A-bomb of buzz kills).
3. That stupid garish dancing bear logo...I mean, really, WTF?
4. "Let Phil sing!" Well, we got our wish. Bad idea.
5. (Stolen from SDH) People who keep making excuses for that bed-shitting attempt at "Wharf Rat" at Giants Stadium in '95.



Feats:

1. 1970. Every often perfect, sometimes out of tune, always heartfelt note.

2. 6/14/68. So hot, it makes a skeevy 40-year-old audience tape somehow very listenable

3. The late great Jerry Moore. Thanks man.

4. "Morning Dew" 5/8/77- It's a classic for a reason

5. Second sets in October-November of 1973.






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Poster: SomeDarkHollow Date: Dec 24, 2009 9:05am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: The Airing of Grievances and Feats of Strength

#4

How perfect is that? Well said.

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Poster: fenario80 Date: Dec 23, 2009 2:17pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: The Airing of Grievances and Feats of Strength

My most memorable vomit on shoes experience happened in 1979, oddly enough at the Cape Cod Coliseum, during the opening notes of Celluloid Heroes, only it was more like "wading in vomit." Inside the CCC in August, it's about 115 degrees and about 99% humidity, so my best bud and I were in shorts in t-shirts only when we got heavily projectile vomited on from behind. Great concert, and one of the most disgusting evenings of my life. We did what we could to clean up, but the smell was on me until I got home and showered, and seemed to linger in his car for about a month.

I just thought I'd share that with you all! I'm sure you're better people for it!

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Poster: grendelschoice Date: Dec 23, 2009 4:10pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: The Airing of Grievances and Feats of Strength

Grievances: ("I got a lot of problems with you people!")- Frank Coastanza

1. I'm w/DogsinaPile on hip replacements. "early onset arthritis"...WTF???
2. Donna ruining too many Stella Blues to count with her completely off-key screaming of one word: "Shine!" Gives my wife ammunition every time.
3. Built to Last. (No wonder Jerry died after they made that piece of horse dropping)
4. Gate crashers. Yeah, they only toured 95% of the year. Guess you just HAD to get into that 2nd night at Irvine. Morons.
5. "Liberty" encore. I'd rather hear Glenn Beck cry about his fear for America.

Feats of Strength:
1. 1977
2. 10/29/77
3. Robert Hunter's lyrics. We wouldn't love these songs nearly as much without him.
4. Peanut butter and banana sandwiches after the show for a buck. Best cure for munchies ever.
5. Smiling at a stranger after sharing something amazing ( a killer Dew, a perfect Half-Step, whatever...and realizing they're not really strangers after all.
6. Just singin' Thank You! For a Real Good Time :-)

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Poster: SomeDarkHollow Date: Dec 24, 2009 9:04am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: The Airing of Grievances and Feats of Strength

#5 is absolutely perfect.

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Poster: DianaW Date: Dec 23, 2009 8:14am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: The Airing of Grievances and Feats of Strength

What? Donna is not on the list of grievances?!

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Poster: SomeDarkHollow Date: Dec 23, 2009 8:26am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: The Airing of Grievances and Feats of Strength

Under "feats of strength" and my Wall Of Sound listing I could have qualified it by saying "Any piece of sound equipment that could repeatedly withstand the atom-spliting screeches our resident banshee more than meets this standard"

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Poster: DianaW Date: Dec 23, 2009 8:34am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: The Airing of Grievances and Feats of Strength

LOL, oh, I thought you were going to say it was a feat of strength to listen to her.
For the record, I don't think Donna's so bad, I certainly think she made a positive contribution overall, though there are admittedly times she is screechy. I enjoy "You Ain't Woman Enough."

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Poster: dead-head_Monte Date: Dec 24, 2009 11:52am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: The Airing of Grievances and Feats of Strength

Grievance
using Marijuana is a federal crime in the USA

Strength
Colorado state Constitution - ammendment 20

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Poster: Mandojammer Date: Dec 23, 2009 9:35am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: The Airing of Grievances and Feats of Strength

Grievances:
1. Some of you.
2. Pig's "Baaaaaaaaaaaaaabbbbbeeeeeeeeeee"
3. Any post by a troll.
4. Multi term politicians - from either side of the aisle.
5. The Federal Reserve.
6. Shit showers (discussed here http://www.archive.org/iathreads/post-view.php?id=220874)
7. Musicians who use the stage as a pulpit for their political leanings - whether or not I agree with their stance.


Feats of Strength:
1. Most of you.
2. Everything after Pig's "Baaaaaaaaaaaaaabbbbbeeeeeeeeeee"
3. Any post by LIA.
4. Pictures of dogs and cats.
5. Jer's self-delivered eulogy in "Days Between" from 12/19/94.
6. David Bushnell (Rob will get this first)
7. Single malt scotch whisky with friends.
8. Sitting on a stump at FloydFest with my son, 5 feet away from David Grisman listening to him tell stories and play his mandolin.
9. The C.F. Martin HD-28V dreadnought, flatpick, banjo killer.

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Poster: dead-head_Monte Date: Dec 24, 2009 4:00pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: The Airing of Grievances and Feats of Strength

stop whining about tapes

Grievance
punk kid in a candy store whining

Grievance
elephant in the living room

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Strength
getting on The_Bus

Strength
my FREE OUNCE was just delivered

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Get on The_Bus

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Thanks Salah!!!

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gd 1967 project
gd 1968 project
gd 1969 project
gd 1970 project
gd 1971 project
gd 1972 project
gd 1973 project
gd 1974 project
gd 1975 project
gd 1976 project
gd 1977 project

garcia 1961 > 1967 project
garcia 1969 & 1970 project
garcia 1971 project
garcia 1972 project
garcia 1973 project
garcia 1974 project

perpetually seeding & gratefully legit

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Poster: high flow Date: Dec 24, 2009 4:01pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: The Airing of Grievances and Feats of Strength

Hey! I specifically said pink elephant!
Cheers Monte.

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Poster: dead-head_Monte Date: Dec 23, 2009 11:31am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: The Airing of Grievances and Feats of Strength

Grievance
we are killing ourselves

Strength
the guts to say so

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— we must learn PEACE on Earth —

bring Our Troops home right now

kucinich-web.jpgdead-head_Monte-white-dot-2x2.gifUS Representative Dennis Kucinich on Afghanistan War: “We’re Acting Like a Latter Day Version of the Roman Empire.” View this clip: As President Obama unveils his plan to escalate the war in Afghanistan, we speak with Ohio Congressmember Dennis Kucinich. “The United States is going deeper and deeper into debt,” says Kucinich. “We have money for Wall Street and money for war but we don’t have money for work…for healthcare. We have to start asking ourselves, ‘Why is it that war is a priority but the basic needs of people in this country are not?’”


bacevich-web.jpgdead-head_Monte-white-dot-2x2.gifWest Point graduate, Vietnam Vet, Professor and Scholar Andrew Bacevich on Obama War Plan: “The President Has Drawn the Wrong Lessons From His Understanding of the History of War.” Andrew Bacevich has spoken to the US Congress about having it wrong on War. Andrew Bacevich, a retired colonel and a Vietnam war veteran who spent twenty-three years in the US Army, responds in this clip, to President Obama’s plan to send 30,000 more troops to Afghanistan. Bacevich is a professor of history and international relations at Boston University and the author of “The Limits of Power: The End of American Exceptionalism.”

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Poster: dead-head_Monte Date: Dec 24, 2009 6:19pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: The Airing of Grievances and Feats of Strength


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Grievance
Your Employer now owns your ass
much more than Pig singin' Big Boss Man
this is a huge giveaway to the for-PROFIT insurance industry leeches

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discussion today about what's in the Senate Version of the Health Insurance "reform" Bill.

TRUDY LIEBERMAN: (no relation to Joe Lieberman) There’s a lot of confusion among the public about how they’re going to be helped or hurt by the bill.

Very simply, people who have insurance right now are probably not going to see very much change from the bill. In fact, what they are going to see, as the years go on, are probably increasing premiums, and a lot more of the cost is going to be shoved onto them through high-deductible plans and co-payments and co-insurance that are probably quite high. So they’re not going to see a lot.

The people who will see some benefit from this bill are those who are uninsured right now. Some 47 million people are uninsured. This bill does not cover all of those 47 million people, including immigrants who are here illegally. What it will do is cover some portion of the uninsured, and that is still to be worked out between the House and the Senate, by giving them subsidies, paid for by taxpayers, to buy health insurance in the open market. And they will be able to do that through this gigantic shopping service, brokerage service, if you will, called the exchange, where a variety of policies will be offered.

There are so many questions, however, about the affordability for people who will get the subsidies, because there will always be somebody over the line who will not qualify for a subsidy and will have to buy insurance on their own, because there will be an individual mandate. And the mandate means that people who do not have coverage from an employer or through Medicare or Medicaid have to buy coverage from a private insurance company.

JUAN GONZALEZ: And the penalty for not buying the insurance in the Senate version? And also, if you could talk a little bit about—wasn’t—the mandate issue was one of the big debating points between Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton in the Democratic—

TRUDY LIEBERMAN: Right.

JUAN GONZALEZ: —in the Democratic presidential primaries, with Obama opposing a mandate.

TRUDY LIEBERMAN: Right. During the campaign, Hillary Clinton supported the individual mandate for everyone, and the President supported a mandate only for kids. He says we have to require coverage of kids, but not everybody else. So, obviously, somewhere along the line, the administration changed their position on this.

And so, you ask about the penalties. The penalties are not very steep. And the members of Congress knew that if they made those penalties too high, they would have a revolt on their hands. On the other hand, they’re not high enough, in some people’s view—surely the insurance companies’ view—to bring people into the risk pool to spread the risk. At its maximum, the penalty will be $750 several years from now. It starts out at about $95 and then grades up. The House penalties are somewhat different. So it will be very interesting to see what happens, whether people will just take the penalty, which is not very much, or do they buy an insurance policy which could cost them $15,000 a year for a family policy by then.

JUAN GONZALEZ: One of the—in terms of how the bill would affect the majority of the population, one of the things that you’ve written about that, I haven’t seen anywhere else, is this whole issue of how premiums will be affected by wellness programs and how insurance companies will use that to penalize certain employees. Could you talk about that?

TRUDY LIEBERMAN: Yeah, that can happen. What’s written into the bill are incentives to encourage better health behavior, better cholesterol levels, lower body mass index, and so forth. So what’s going to happen is an employer can set certain targets, that you have to have a BMI, say, below twenty-six or twenty-five, whatever they decide, cholesterol will be lower than—

AMY GOODMAN: BMI being body mass index?

TRUDY LIEBERMAN: Body mass index—cholesterol levels below x amount. And employees will have to check in, weigh in every year, so to speak, and those that don’t meet the targets very well may be penalized, in terms of the price of insurance. We see employers also—

JUAN GONZALEZ: And the individual employer would set this?

TRUDY LIEBERMAN: Exactly.

JUAN GONZALEZ: So you’re going to have a whole industry of consultants just to get the employers—

TRUDY LIEBERMAN: Right.

JUAN GONZALEZ: —to figure out the best way to determine how their employees will meet the criteria.

TRUDY LIEBERMAN: Right now, the employers can have a 20 percent differential in premiums between so-called healthy employees and unhealthy employees. That can go up to 30 percent in the bill, under the Senate bill, and up to 50 percent down the road, if the Secretary of HHS and other administration officials decide that’s what’s necessary.

The employers want the flexibility to penalize, if you will, or reward, depending on what side of the fence you’re on, healthy workers versus unhealthy workers. So those people who can’t meet those targets will be paying more premiums than people who can. So they can look forward to, again, as I said earlier, higher premiums down the road.

Strength
I don't see any!!! THIS BILL SUCKS
Practicing to 'not get sick' is Bull Shit!!!

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Poster: skies Date: Dec 25, 2009 5:29am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: The Airing of Grievances and Feats of Strength

hi DeadheadMonte ! what I want to know is : are working poor people going to have to pay penalties more and more each year , simply because they can't afford to pay for heath insurance ,in america ?

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Poster: dead-head_Monte Date: Dec 25, 2009 9:30am
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Wendell Potter is an EXPERT.. Mr. Potter speaking to US Congress: The industry and its backers are using fear tactics, as they did in 1994, to tar a transparent and accountable, publicly accountable health care option as, quote, "government-run health care." What we have today, Mr. Chairman, is Wall Street-run health care that has proven itself an untrustworthy partner to its customers, to the doctors and hospitals who deliver care and to the state and federal governments that attempt to regulate it.

Profits before Patients - July 31, 2009

BILL MOYERS:
You worked for CIGNA 15 years and left last year.

WENDELL POTTER:
I did.

BILL MOYERS:

Were you pushed out?

WENDELL POTTER:
I was not. I left-- it was my decision to leave, and my decision to leave when I did.

BILL MOYERS:
Were you passed over for a promotion?

WENDELL POTTER:
Absolutely not. No.

BILL MOYERS:
Had you been well-paid and rewarded by the company?

WENDELL POTTER:
Very well-paid. And I, over the years, had many job opportunities, many bonuses, salary increases. So no, I was not. And in fact, there was no further place for me to go in the company. I was head of corporate communications and that was the ultimate P.R. job.

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Poster: lobster12 Date: Dec 23, 2009 1:00pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: The Airing of Grievances and Feats of Strength

1. The head at Oxford Plains ME that spent his last 5 bucks on a pinwheel then came down and asked me for hamburgers and beer.

2. The guy at The LA forum show who accused me of being a scalper by charging him the ticketmaster surcharge to cover my cost.

3. The guy at shoreline who called me a narc because I was drinking an import and actually doing work.

4. The people who tell me the train wreck wharf rat from Meadowlands 1995 was "jerry doing something creative and trying to be Dylan esq"

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Poster: SomeDarkHollow Date: Dec 23, 2009 1:18pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: The Airing of Grievances and Feats of Strength

1. But that pinwheel was freakin' amazing
2. You cheap bastard
3. Narc? Nah, they drink PBR
4. Perhaps by "Dylan-esque" they are referreing to his motorcylce crash; if so, they hit the nail on the head.


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Poster: spacedface Date: Dec 25, 2009 11:49pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: The Airing of Grievances and Feats of Strength

"3. Narc? Nah, they drink PBR"

This was inside the drinking pen at Shoreline? That is, not close to the show.

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Poster: dogsinapile! Date: Dec 23, 2009 11:25am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: The Airing of Grievances and Feats of Strength

Grievance: (just one)
Hip Relacements

I guess that's plural, but you get the idea.

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Poster: dead-head_Monte Date: Dec 24, 2009 7:03pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: The Airing of Grievances and Feats of Strength

Grievance
debCrew.jpg

Strength
William_Tell-MG_Bus.jpg

ONE is too many - 1000 is not enough

who's your daddy?

Grievance
tiger-woods.jpg

Strength
women-of-tiger_537x409.jpg

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Poster: dead-head_Monte Date: Dec 24, 2009 8:09pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: The Airing of Grievances and Feats of Strength

It's TRUE

sarah-palin-hot.jpg

Grievance
Blue Devil doesn't think Palin is hot enough for him
sarah-palin-hot1.jpg

Strength
sarah-palin-boob.jpg

extra-Strength
sarah-palin-hot2.jpg

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Poster: dead-head_Monte Date: Dec 26, 2009 9:16pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: The Airing of Grievances and Feats of Strength

this thread continues here

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Poster: user unknown Date: Dec 23, 2009 6:36pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: The Airing of Grievances and Feats of Strength

Grievances:

Sorry but it seems that all my petty "grievances" are, when weighed against the problems that continue to plague the world at large, are so insignificant as to be unworthy of mention.

And hey, complaining is like trying to teach a pig to sing. Everybody knows that is a waste of time, but it also annoys the pig.

Feats of Strength:

None to speak of as what some view as strength can be seen as weakness by others and vice versa.
But then you've got(and I am not attributing these to myself):
Smiles in the face of adversity
maintaining a positive attitude
"strangers stopping strangers just to shake their hands"
group hugs
showing respect for all regardless of differences of opinion